Clinging to Their Guns: Firearm Ownership Soars to Multi-Decade Highs
October 27th, 2011
You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.
Commander-in-Chief, Imperial Japanese Navy
Killed In Action, April 1943
We suspect that Admiral Yamamoto was more right than he could ever know.
As the economy continues its unimpeded fall into depression and uncertainty grips the country, Americans are responding by arming themselves at record levels:
Via The Daily Crux and Zero Hedge
Data Sourced via Gallup (1,2)
Forty-seven percent of American adults currently report that they have a gun in their home or elsewhere on their property. This is up from 41% a year ago and is the highest Gallup has recorded since 1993, albeit marginally above the 44% and 45% highs seen during that period.